Artist Tim Kelly was looking for ideas for a project that would use his newly acquired lithography skills. Microbiologist Mike Kelly gave Tim some microscopic fungal images and he was off and running. The result of the collaboration is a collection of stone lithographs that are recognizable to a microbiologist as having a fungal motif, but they are sufficiently stylized that they cannot be identified as any particular species of fungus: the essence of science seen through an artist’s eyes. Although the project started as a father/son collaboration, it became Tim’s project.
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What happens when scientists and artists collide and collaborate? Do the languages of science and art overlap, or do they communicate the same concept in a very different way? Find out with this art exhibition, Science Collides. These works began when artists spent a weekend at Science World at TELUS World of Science hanging out with some scientists at our monthly Meet a Scientist weekend.
Exhibition ends Sunday, October 9
Enhance your Science World experience with an immersive film on the largest OMNIMAX dome screen in the world! At an incredible 5 storeys high and 27 metres in diameter, the theatre boasts a sensational wrap-around digital sound system to put you right in the middle of the action. Check out the film schedule.
Science Theatre Notice
The Science Theatre will be closed from 11am–12pm on Thursday, September 1
Special event parking rates take effect on Sept 3 & 24. Visitors to TELUS World of Science can pay normal rates at Admissions.
Living Lab Relocated
BodyWorks will close September 6 to make room for the installation of the Wonder Gallery and will re-open in May of 2017. The renovated BodyWorks will have a new look, updated content and new exhibits.